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of programs and people you'll meet tonight. people like diane ladaker. she's the keeper of the bricks. ten years ago, she turned her home into a safe haven for kids. she called it kids off the block. we'll tell you about her remarkable story, but dien said she still doesn't have the happy ending these kids need because too often there is that next brick. there was tyrone lawson shot dead after a high school basketball game. instead of looking forward to the prom, his mother said i'm looking for an insurance policy to bury him. or hadiya pendleton who performed at president obama's inauguration festivities, became a gang fatality. she was not party to that fight or that culture. she was part of an epidemic. anderson and "360" have been reporting on it year after year, and people say enough is enough. >> this was the hardest thing to see another baby lying in a casket. >> get in here and change the city. make it safe for us to walk down the street every day. >> we lost seven children this year. enough is enough. >> i really, really hope somebody can stop this. >> you can expect this to happe
over ten years in additional spending cuts. diane swonk is chief economist at mesereau financial. alice rev lin was a member of the president's debt commission and is a senior fellow at the brookings institution. michael tanner is a senior fellow at the cato institute. thanks for being here. michael, you say we should not fear door number one. that is the forced budget cuts, what some people know as the skweser, as it stands, which goes into place on friday if we don't do anything. why? >> well, let's remember that first of all these are cults only in the washington sense that any reduction from future planned increases in spending is a cut. the reality is even if the sequester goes into effect, the federal government will spend more every year. by 2022 it will spend $2 trillion more than it is spending today. we're talking about cuts that are 2.4% of total federal spending. if the federal government can't cut three cents out of every dollar without throwing us into the dark ages, then clearly we're doing something wrong. >> all right, alice rivlin. simpson/bowles, i mentioned that, the
.2 trillion over ten years, in additional spending cuts. diane swonk is the chief economist at. michael tanner is a senior fellow at the cato institute. welcome to all of you. michael, let me start with you, you say we should not fear doorm number one. the budget cuts, the sequester, why? >> well let's remember first of all, these are cuts only in the washington sense that any reduction from future planned increases in spending is a cut. the reality is, even if the sequester goes into effect, the federal government will spend more every year by 2022, it will spend $2 trillion more than it is spending today. we're talking about cuts that are 2.4% of total federal spending. if the federal government can't cut three cents out of every dollar without throwing us into the dark ages, then clearly we're doing something wrong. >> all right. alice riflen, simpson-bowles, i mentioned they're at it again. listen to this. >> to get this done we're going to have to, this was clear at the end of last year, we're going to have to push both sides out of their comfort zone. the republicans are going to have to
been set. >> robin joins us along with diane mccarthy. diane, you were in court today. take us inside. what was it like in there? >> the first thing i can tell you is it was very, very hot. it was very tense and it was very hot. we were all clustered together in this quite small courtroom. together with this emotion that was just sort of reverberating off the walls, everybody was sweating, tense, whispering, quiet. >> robin, that's quite a lo kashs judge, he spoke for two hours. is that par for the course for a bail hearing in south africa? >> you know, this whole bail hearing has taken on the facade of the trial within the trial. we have been gripped by all the forensic details and also by the theater of it. and i tweeted today is this bitter or is it thorough? one expert said this is a fair judgment. he had to balance everything, every minute detail of the bail hearing. i think it's a bit of both. i think the judge knew he had literally the world sort of waiting for his every word. we were all gripped. it was very dramatic. >> diane, over the last few days in court, people watched o
with a promising life in front of them. no trial date has been set. >> robyn joins us along with diane mccarthy. diane, you were in court today. take us inside. what was it like in there? >> the first thing i can tell you is it was very, very hot. it was very tense and it was very hot. we were all clustered together in this quite small courtroom. together with this emotion that was just sort of reverberating off the walls, everybody was sweating, tense, whispering, quiet. >> robyn, that's quite a loquatious judge, he spoke for two hours. is that par for the course for a bail hearing in south africa? >> you know, this whole bail hearing has taken on the facade of the trial within the trial. we have been gripped by all the forensic details and also by the theater of it. and i tweeted today is this bitter or is it thorough? one expert said this is a fair judgment. he had to balance everything, every minute detail of the bail hearing. i think it's a bit of both. i think the judge knew he had literally the world sort of waiting for his every word. we were all gripped. it was very dramatic. >>
of wayne lapierre and the national rifle association that makes gun advocates like diane feinstein, to say it will be an uphill battle. >> they come after you, they put together large amounts of money to defeat you. >> reporter: but he is on a mission to convince his colleagues. >> we need to wake members up to the fact if they want to do the right thing and join us on gun reform, there is not a political referendum like maybe a decade or two ago. >> reporter: during the 2010 campaign, the nra flooded the area with ads regarding guns, and sherrod brown, and figures for the nonresponsive politics shows that the nra spent over $4 million on the senate campaigns, losing seven out of eight races where they spent over $100,000. money is not the only way to measure influence. >> i think that the nra as a single issue group, is extremely potent as a political force out there. and even though their success rate was less than 50% with their outside spending in the last election, they have these members, millions of members they can mobilize who are strongly motivated on this issue. >> reporter: man
looking drawn. just talking to my cnn producer, diane mccarthy who was in court today. we were outside doing lives all day. she was describing he looks gaunt, withdrawn, isolated. many of the journalists and observers in court and i noticed yesterday when i was in court, he looks aged. his hair seems to be going grayer and he lost weight. we know he hasn't been eating a lot. this is a man coming to terms and the consequences of what he did on valentine's day morning. >> thank you so much. cnn tonight conflicting evidence, tearful admissions, shocking twists. this murder case has sparked worldwide intrigue and debate. whose story do you believe? watch ac 360, blade runner, murder or mistake. >>> a dispratt search is under way for the person or persons responsible for a shooting and a fiery six vehicle wreck yesterday on the las vegas strip. two people died inside this fire ball. one was 62-year-old cab driver michael bolden, his passenger also dead. the taxi burst into flames when it was struck by a maserati apparently fleeing from a range rover which set off a violent reaction. here's
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more time. diane keeps all these bricks. each one has a name of someone who lost their lives in the violence here. they literally have to rebuild this monument to make more room. hopefully programs like hers will help stop the violence here in chicago. that's our show for tonight. we'll see you one hour from now at 10:00 p.m. for a special edition of "360." piers morgan tonight with ashleigh banfield starts now. >> tonight, triumph and tragedy onboard the nightmare cruise. harrowing stories from inside the crippled ship. >> we have been kept in the dark a lot. >> from the first signs of trouble to the fears they would never come home, and our exclusive with the sick passenger who was rescued at sea. >> it was hard. it was scary. it was -- oh, my god. >> plus, the other big news this week, fallen hero. the shocking story of oscar pistorius. did the paralympic superstormurder his cover girl girlfriend? the latest details on the blade runner accused of murder, and his rare up close and personal interview with piers that may surprise you. >> there are kids who look up to you. it'
and i'm sure you've talked to diane by now. what was oscar pistorius's demeanor as all this was going down? >> reporter: you know, i think we've talked over the past few days how he was always so physically broken, he was crying. he was sobbing and in the last two days we've seen him become more insulated, he is cocooning himself physically and emotionally. he seems shut down. there have been questions has he been sedated, is he exhausted or totally overwhelmed by what is happening to him. in a sense he didn't really react to this announcement. his family behind him you heard whooped in joy but he kept his head bowed from what i got in court. this is a man whose family have spoken to him in court. they did say they are going to be watching him extremely closely now. he's certainly i don't think going to be left alone. many people in south africa say he looks like he's broken and people need to watch him. from a family point of view there's going to be a lot of people protecting him. also then of course we are looking to hear have there been any reaction from reeva steenkamp's family.
was interrupted several times by protesters. at one point, senator diane feinstein stopped the proceedings and actually had the room cleared. >>> all right. too close for comfort. scientists at nasa say a giant asteroid, about half the size of a football field, is headed our way. they predict it will pass very close to earth on february 15th. no closer than about 17,100 miles. it's one of many large space objects barrelling toward us at the very moment. experts say all of them, inclauinclud including this one, will have very limited, low-impact probability. >> very good. >> fun to watch, probably won't hit. >> i bet a lot of people will weigh in on this next story. should you get paid for all the extra time you spend checking work e-mails when you are outside of work? a chicago police officer has filed a lawsuit against the city asking them to pay up for all the extra hours he says he's frequently required to work when he's off-duty. this is actually happening from home on his department-issued blackberry. that's what he wants to be reimbursed for. here's what the officer's attorney told o
. it says it's taking actions to confront senior chinese officials about hacking. diane finestein says she has raised this with chinese official herself and she says they're in denial. kate and wolf? >> and this firm, mandiant, even uncovered, down to the specific person, some of the people involved with this. >> he says back to its own tracking, it's learned the handles of some of these hackers that go by monikers of ugly gorilla. they acknowledge that now that the chinese are on to them and know that they're on to them, they'll be harder to track now. but they're going to keep at them. >> scary stuff. brian todd, thank you. >> thank you. >>> all right. this is just coming into "the situation room." cnn's elise labott has confirmed that the secretary of state, john kerry, is expected to meet with syrian opposition leaders next week in rome, as part of his first official overseas trip as america's top diplomat. kerry said last week that he has some ideas on how to change the current situation in syria. he plans to address those ideas with european and middle eastern leaders while on his tr
's not connected to sequester, and nor does it mean those teachers are losing their job. and we just spoke to diane young, and she also said what the secretary said is not on point. it's not really clear nor is it accurate. what she said is they're waiting on word from the federal authorities about head start money, which may or may not be part of this whole equation, and they haven't heard from the federal government, so they may, in fact, have to get rid of some teachers, simply because they're not hearing from the federal government about a routine matter, routine financing for their district, so they have to plan and that's the only thing they can do right now. we'll have to find out more from that district and others about when, how, and if these forced budget cuts are going to effect them. but the indication right now is from the department of education, that they don't really seem to know, or at least they haven't been able to point out a clear, clear example of what the secretary was claiming today. wolf? >> tom, thanks very much for that explanation. in these battles that are underway, ove
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